The Lantern Room

(56 Reviews)
The Lantern Room Courtyard by Marriott Baxter’s Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3AF
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Main course: £10.5
Food spend: £21

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 06:30 - 21:30
Saturday & Sunday: 07:00 - 21:30.

Restaurant description

Close to iconic Edinburgh attractions including the Edinburgh Playhouse and National Monument, The Lantern Room is a place to relax and enjoy anytime of the day or night. Settle back in the bright airy space for a relaxing breakfast, lunch or dinner along with cocktails and a fine selection of drinks to suit all tastes.

The Lantern Room menu boasts a great selection of flavourful dishes with a focus on local, starting off with small plate delicacies, including gourmet takes on local favourites. There are rustic sandwiches for lunch, served on a choice of sourdough, focaccia or bloomer, along with home-styled classics.

Pre-theatre at The Lantern Room in Edinburgh is perfect for those in town for a show, while unique afternoon teas offer up all kinds of sweet and savoury treats, along with a range of award-winning loose leaf teas from Lovus. Alongside the diverse wine list there are classic cocktails, and a whisky selection with bottles from across Scotland.

Offering diners a contemporary, comfortable setting for modern British dining, The Lantern Room is a 5-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station and next to the Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for The Lantern Room
(based on 56 reviews)

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  • afternoon tea (8)
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  • breakfast (6)
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  • child friendly (2)
  • dinner (39)
  • entertainment (1)
  • large parties (4)
  • lunch (24)
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  • private dining (10)
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  • By Gaynor J from Solihull
    10 October 2020

    First class food and service

  • By Lorraine S from Edinburgh
    2 August 2020

    Have been to the Lantern Room many times before but this was the first time since covid-19. Service was great as always, the waiter was friendly and attentive and always checked we had what we needed. Normally there are heaters and blankets on the outside tables but not this time, although I did notice other tables receiving blankets. As it was a bit of a chilly day it would maybe be nice to check with all tables if they required them, specifically as my friend was pregnant. However the food/drink was good as always and it didn't detract from the good time we had.

  • By Shing W from London
    31 July 2020

    Lunch was wonderful! Good selection of small plates and pizza and the outdoor terrace is perfect for summer

  • By Heather B from Edinburgh
    14 February 2020

    Nice cosy atmosphere food very good and very helpful staff. Look,forward to coming again in the future.

  • By Rowena D from Edinburgh
    7 February 2020

    It was an amazing experience. My husband and I both love the ambience and most especially the food has been prepared accordingly well of what we expected.

  • By Jean B from Midlothian
    31 January 2020

    We have visited before and enjoyed ,this time although the food was fine we felt a lack of vegetarian choice for my husband .First we ordered 2 soda water and lime and a jug of iced water we got soda water with slice off lime but no Taste of the lime cordial,we had to ask twice for iced water it came with no ice.My sister and I had the fish whi h was fine but my husband had mushroom pasta he had to ask for side of veg and chips the veg was brought again we had to ask for the chips to be delivered.Maybe a pre theatre meal could be an idea for future .Not the best we have had .

  • By Irene S from Strathaven
    28 December 2019

    Booked here as very near the theatre . Very nice decor and comfortable. Thought it was going to be pricey but very good value . Tables well spread out for privacy and had a quiet corner to enjoy our own company. Food very tasty. Staff could have been a bit more attentive and we had to ask for a few condiments but they were very pleasant and all in all it was perfect for a PST theatre meal. Would definitely go back . Definitely recommend.

  • By Michael S from Edinburgh
    13 December 2019

    Food and service were good But the restaurant was cold and that made dining uncomfortable

  • By Linda M from Edinburgh
    25 September 2019

    2nd time I've visited the restaurant with different friends. Food great and service brilliant. Definitely be back.

  • By Kay P from Edinburgh
    14 September 2019

    Had a lovely meal with friends, 3 of us had the venison and it was absolutely delicious. Excellent service from all staff.

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The Lantern Room
The Lantern Room Courtyard by Marriott Baxter’s Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3AF